Super Energy Kale Soup

Super Energy Kale Soup
Super Energy Kale Soup

This recipe comes from the World’s Healthiest Foods website: www.whfoods.com.  This quick and easy version of potato kale soup has extra vegetables for more flavor and nutrition, and takes little time to prepare.  Serves 4.

Ingredients

1 medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
5 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 medium carrot, diced into ¼-inch cubes (about 1 cup)
1 cup diced celery
2 red potatoes, diced into ½-inch cubes
3 cups kale, rinsed, stems removed and chopped very fine
2 teaspoons dried thyme
2 teaspoons dried sage
salt and pepper to taste

Procedure

  1. Chop garlic and onions and let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Heat 1 Tablespoon broth in a medium soup pot.
  3. Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for about 5 minutes stirring frequently.
  4. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute.
  5. Add broth, carrots, and celery and bring to a boil on high heat.
  6. Once it comes to a boil reduce heat to a simmer and continue to cook for another 5 minutes.  Add potatoes and cook until potatoes are tender, about 15 more minutes.
  7. Add kale and rest of ingredients and cook another 5 minutes.  If you want to simmer for a longer time for extra flavor and richness, you may need to add a little more broth.

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